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  San Antonio, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San Antonio is the second-most populated city in the state of Texas and seventh-most populated in the United States.
San Antonio's weather is alternately dry or humid depending on prevailing winds, turning hot in the summer, mild to cool winters subject to descending northern cold fronts in the winter with cool nights, and comfortably warm and rainy in the spring and fall.
In San Antonio, 48% of the population are Males, and 52% of the population are Females.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Antonio,_Texas   (7147 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
San Antonio, at the head of the San Antonio River in Bexar County, is on Interstate Highway 10 (east–west) and Interstate Highway 35 and 37 (north–south).
San Antonio was once again the largest city in the state in 1900, with a population of 53,321; it remained the largest city in 1910, with 96,614 inhabitants, and 1920, with 161,379.
San Antonio was raised to a Catholic diocese in 1874, and the Catholic Archdiocese of San Antonio
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/SS/hds2.html   (2159 words)

 USA: Texas: San Antonio | The Agonist
San Antonio Express-News - The ongoing drought in Texas has set a modern-day record of $4.1 billion in economic losses, according to economists with the Texas Cooperative Extension service, and the final tab has yet to be tallied.
Texas Monthly - Midland is Republican country, the rightmost wing of right-leaning Texas, a place where John Kerry mustered less than 18 percent of the vote in 2004 and where Democrats are viewed the way West Texas farmers once viewed prairie dogs: as annoying, persistent vermin that are best exterminated.
San Antonio Express-News - The federal government is asking 625 people in Texas to pay back a total of $1.26 million in recovery aid they shouldn't have received after Hurricane Rita.
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 San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio remained the chief Spanish, then Mexican stronghold in Texas until the Texas Revolution.
By mid-century, San Juan, with its rich farm and pasturelands, was a regional supplier of agricultural produce.
The founders of San Francisco de los Tejas, after their retreat from East Texas, moved the mission to the San Antonio River and renamed it San Francisco de la Espada.
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 San Antonio, Texas History
During the first 100 years of existence, San Antonio was under Spanish control, until it briefly lost command in June 1813, after the Battle of Alazan.
Texas declared its independence from Mexico on March 2, 1836, and on April 21, 1836, General Santa Anna and his forces were defeated by Texans led by Sam Houston at the Battle of San Jacinto.
However, control over San Antonio was again disputed during the early days of the Civil War, when a local militia forced the surrender of the federal arsenal even before the official secession of Texas on March 2, 1861.
www.sanantonioarchive.com /History.aspx   (713 words)

 EPA San Antonio, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
San Antonio, the eighth largest city in the United States, covers approximately 4,180 square miles of Bexar County in south central Texas.
The Edwards Aquifer extends approximately 180 miles from the Brackettville area in the western region of San Antonio, to Kyle in the eastern region of the municipality.
The San Antonio Water System recently received an EPA 319 Grant (administered by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission) to fund the plugging of abandoned wells for well owners that cannot afford the cost of doing so.
www.epa.gov /safewater/protect/casesty/sanantonio.html   (1578 words)

 San Antonio, Texas TX Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
San Antonio lies on the edge of the Texas Hill country, considered by many to be the most scenic area in the state.
Dining options in San Antonio run the gamut from fine French cuisine to Chinese to Soul food and Cajun, but the one not to miss is Tex-Mex. Tex-Mex is a passion with local residents of all ethnic backgrounds, and numerous restaurants are open 24 hours.
San Antonio was also the birthplace of the Rough Riders, a defense group formed after the battleship Maine exploded in Havana Harbor in 1898.
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 San Antonio, Texas
With extension of San Antonio River actually flowing into heart of the center, river boats provide an unusual means for convention delegates to travel from riverside hotels to meetings.
In addition to the Alamo, four other San Antonio missions were established by Franciscan friars in the early 18th Century.
Mission San Antonio de Valero, later to become famous as the Alamo, was established in 1718, the first of five Spanish missions founded in San Antonio to Christianize and educate resident Indians.
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 San Antonio, Texas and River Walk are beoming more accessible.
San Antonio, Texas and River Walk are beoming more accessible.
Pausing near the base of one of the many beautiful waterfalls along San Antonio’s famous and historic River Walk, Judy Babbitt, a wheelchair user, takes a breath then slowly exhales while listening to the relaxing sound of the water cascading down the rock embankment.
Donna McBee, a San Antonio resident who is blind and navigates the city with the help of Clarisse, her German Shepherd service animal, confirms the positive changes taking place in San Antonio.
www.ada.gov /sanastor.htm   (906 words)

 San Antonio, Texas Timeline
The mission San Antonio de Valero, known today as the Alamo, is established by Franciscan Father Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares on the west bank of the San Antonio River.
On December 5, the Texas volunteers, led by Ben Milam, and Frank W. Johnson, began the siege of San Antonio de Bexar.
In February, the Texas militia forces the Federal Army to surrender its holdings in San Antonio.
www.sanantonioarchive.com /Timeline.aspx   (616 words)

 San Antonio Real Estate Agents: Find Realtors and Relocation Info
San Antonio real estate constituted the third-largest city in population within the state of Texas, and the ninth most populous in the United States as of the 2000 U.S. Census, with a population of 1.1 million.
San Antonio is growing quickly, however, and the July 1, 2004 estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau placed the city's population at over 1.2 million, making it the second-largest city in Texas and eighth in the United States.
With a population of about 1.8 million in it's metropolitan area (2003 U.S. Census estimates), the San Antonio metropolitan area (MSA) is the third most populated in Texas, behind Dallas-Plano-Irving and Houston-Galveston.
www.neighborhoodscout.com /real-estate/texas/san-antonio   (922 words)

 San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium - Where you experience Real. Wild. Life.
San Antonio 's first zoo consisted of a collection of animals assembled in San Pedro Park in the 1800s.
In 1914, Colonel George W. Brackenridge, one of the city's leading citizens and founder of the San Antonio Express-News, placed buffalo, elk, deer, monkeys, a pair of lions, and four bears on land he had deeded over to the city in what is now known as Brackenridge Park.
The San Antonio Zoo offers educational exhibits and other learning resources to help students and teachers understand the wealth and fragility of the world's natural resources so that future generations will cherish and conserve them.
www.sazoo-aq.org   (515 words)

 S.A.V.E Vacation Experience
We carry coupons and brochures to leading Texas attractions making sure that your Texas vacation is fun for the whole family.
Wrapped in a friendly atmosphere and vibrant culture is a sheer abundance of experiences, including a variety of intriguing attractions and activities.
San Antonio's colors, textures, fragrances, and passion for entertaining exists nowhere else.
www.sanantoniovisit.com /save   (270 words)

 San Antonio Film Commission
The San Antonio Film Commission is your central resource for filming in San Antonio and surrounding areas.
On most projects shot in Texas, your production company is 100% exempt from State and local sales taxes on much of what you rent or purchase.
The best reason to film in San Antonio is OUR LOCATIONS and OUR PEOPLE - diverse locaitons and a talented pool of film professionals combined with film-friendly businesses, neighborhood groups, civic organizations, and agencies.
www.filmsanantonio.com   (319 words)

 Sunbelt Staffing - San Antonio, Texas (TX) Travel Therapy Job Destination
This southern Texas metro area has the perfect combination of old and new culture to enjoy.
The history of the nation of Texas can be found at the Alamo and the multitude of museums.
The excellent climate is a true asset as you spend free time at the downtown river walk or joining the nightlife that cannot be rivaled by any other city.
www.sunbeltstaffing.com /TravelLocations/Therapy/Texas/SanAntonio.asp   (111 words)

 San Antonio, TX Apartments and Townhomes Now!
If you need to move one employee or one thousand into San Antonio Texas apartments, we can assist your human resources department.
San Antonio Texas Apartments and Townhomes also have employment opportunities for energetic people.
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 MySA.com: San Antonio's Homepage From The Express-News and KENS 5
The first batch of what organizers say will be 1,200 Minuteman Project volunteers began a border watch operation Monday in Laredo, Texas, amid catcalls from hecklers and a cold shoulder from area mayors.
Bexar County commissioners shaved almost $1.6 million from their proposed budget Monday, declining to provide any funding to the San Antonio AIDS Foundation but adding four new constables and increasing the pay of 911 operators.
Balcones Heights has become a leader among Texas cities, beating out Dallas by just two days and San Antonio by who knows how long to move forward with putting up red-light enforcement cameras at intersections.
www.mysanantonio.com   (583 words)

 San Antonio, Texas (TX) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
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 Cosmetic Dentists San Antonio Texas
San Antonio Dentist Edward R Staffel DDS Inc & Associates Cosmetic Dentistry
Our team of friendly, caring professionals is trained in the latest techniques in virtually "pain-free" care.
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 San Antonio Texas Museums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Features extensive exhibits covering the natural history and natural science of Texas; exhibits include dioramas as well as reconstructed early Texas homes and a furnished log cabin.
Housed in the only remaining wooden WWI Air Force hangar; named for the San Antonio native who was the first man to walk in space and covers the development of manned flight and the evolution of aerospace medicine.
Opened as the Texas exhibit at the 1968 Hemisfair World's Fair, focuses on twenty-sseven ethnic and cultural groups which have added their rich traditions to Texas culture; concentrates on the people; where they came from, what they did, their food, clothing, music, and festivals.
www.sanantoniogolf.com /museums.htm   (270 words)

 San Antonio, Texas
In April 2002, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) visited the Shirley J. Howsman Elementary School in San Antonio, Texas, for a special assembly for third graders on the importance of sleep.
Star Sleeper Campaign event was held in conjunction with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), a Campaign partner that was having its annual conference in San Antonio.
The San Antonio school event reached several hundred children, their parents, and teachers with important messages about the benefits of getting adequate sleep.
www.nhlbi.nih.gov /health/public/sleep/starslp/teachers/santonio.htm   (347 words)

 Westin Riverwalk - San Antonio, Texas
Welcome to San Antonio's Paseo del Rio, a pedestrian river walk of hidden gardens, shops and sidewalk cafés one story below downtown.
Shaded by cypress and palm trees, The Westin Riverwalk graces this famous thoroughfare and celebrates the beauty and heritage of Texas's oldest city.
No matter what you choose to do, when you come to The Westin Riverwalk, you will experience the best San Antonio has to offer.
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 San Antonio, TX Apartments Now - San Antonio Texas Apartments, Condos and Townhomes
San Antonio Apartments Now is a full service, free apartment locating and relocation company.
Our friendly, licensed professionals service apartments, condos, town homes, and lofts in San Antonio and all surrounding areas.
We know the neighborhoods, move-in specials, rents, travel times and lots of other insider apartment rental info to help you make the best possible choice when it comes to your new home.
www.sanantonioapartmentsnow.com   (107 words)

 San Antonio, Texas Says Welcome! Home of the Alamo, Riverwalk, NBA Spurs, Seaworld, Six Flags over Texas and the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Original Contemporary art by Texas artists.studio gallery of Richard Conn. Works in oil, acrylics, ceramics sculpture,crafts, prints and posters.
The Digital Design Company is a full service Systems Integrator and ISP with over 15 years experience.
DDC has provided "Your Gateway to the Heart of San Antonio" since 1995.
heartofsanantonio.com   (205 words)

 San Antonio Sports Foundation
On Saturday, September 30, the balls will be flying at the San Antonio Sports Foundation’s Duck ‘N Dodge Charity Dodgeball Tournament presented by Bud Light, 99.5 KISS-FM and Time Warner Cable at the Crossroads Mall parking lot.
For the 10th year, the San Antonio Sports Foundation, in conjunction with the University of Texas, will host the Big 12 Women’s Soccer Tournament at Blossom Soccer Stadium.
On November 1, 3, and 5, the top teams in the Big 12 will battle for an automatic entry into the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship.
www.sanantoniosports.org   (279 words)

 San Antonio, Texas (78201) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground
San Antonio, Texas (78201) Conditions and Forecast : Weather Underground
Legend Hills - Camp Bullis Dr., San Antonio, TX
Timberwood Park - Slumber Pass Estates, San Antonio, TX
www.wunderground.com /US/TX/San_Antonio.html   (482 words)

 Texas DWI - Texas Drunk Driving Defense Information
Is Your San Antonio DWI About To Ruin Your Life?
We serve clients in the San Antonio Area.
Not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
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